Rose petals, also known as Rosa Centifolia, are the petals of the rose plant, which is a perennial shrub native to Europe, Asia and North America. The petals are used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Rose petals have been traditionally used for their soothing properties, to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress and promote relaxation. They have also been traditionally used to help improve the skin health, it is believed to have astringent properties and may help to reduce symptoms of eczema, acne and rosacea. They also have anti-inflammatory properties which may help to reduce pain and inflammation. They are also believed to have antioxidant properties and may help to protect cells from damage.